Introduction to Counselling (theory & practice)

Next course: 25th September, 2019.

Venue: Held at GTI, Father Griffin road, Galway. 

Enrol: Enrol through GTI. 

Fee: €120. 

Times: Tuesdays7-9.30pm, over 8 nights.  

Facilitator: Norman Warden.

This course introduces you to the theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy, developing your understanding of the subject and practising some of the basic skills and principles underlying the use of counseling skills. 

Course Content

  • Overview of the counselling and psychotherapy field.
  • Theoretical models and approaches.
  • Career opportunities and best practice in training.
  • Best practice in accessing a competent therapist.
  • Applying counselling skills in interpersonal situations.
  • Understanding our emotions.
  • Counselling & Mental Health issues.
  • Counselling skills development through demonstration & practice.
  • Theoretical input through lectures and lecture notes.
  • Please note that this course is of a practical and experiential nature involving self reflective exercises.

* If you wish to pursue a career in Counselling or Psychotherapy you may also want to consider the Foundation Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy


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